Hiring an interior designer to make all the difficult decisions in the course of a kitchen remodel would be nice. But let’s be honest: you’re already footing the bill to redo your kitchen, do you really want to pay an interior designer on top of it?
Plus, hiring an interior designer takes all the fun out of it! The kitchen is a central household meeting space; it should be personal. We’ve outlined a few interior design principles here, so you can get the best of both worlds—designer and personal—in your new kitchen design.
- Focal point: The kitchen should have one central point of interest. Perhaps it’s a unique wood or granite countertop on the island. Maybe it’s a chandelier or